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Small Change (1976)  link to Small Change on IMDb  

Number: 586

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IMDb Rating:
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7.8/10 (4265 votes)

Country: French,

Spoken Languages: French, Spanish

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy

Director(s): François Truffaut

Cast: Nicole Félix (as Grégory's mother), Chantal Mercier (as Chantal Petit, the Schoolteacher), Jean-François Stévenin (as Jean-François Richet, the Schoolteacher), Virginie Thévenet (as Lydie Richet), Georges Desmouceaux (as Patrick Desmouceaux)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Plot Outline: In the town of Thiers, summer of 1976, teachers and parents give their children skills, love, and attention. A teacher has his first child, a single mother hopes to meet Mr. Right, another mom reaches out to Patrick, a motherless lad who is just discovering the opposite sex. Patrick befriends Julien, a new student who lives in poverty with his mother and has a terrible secret. Bruno shows his friends how to chat up girls. Sylvie stages a witty protest against her parents. Brothers give a friend a haircut. A toddler falls from a window and is unhurt. Everybody goes to the cinema. At camp, Martine catches Patrick's eye. A teacher explains: "Life is hard, but it's wonderful."

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.66:1

Apr 26, 2017